Belmontes injured; Osumanu Akaba steps in to face Edner Cherry

By: Rich Quiñones Jerry Belmontes has pulled out of Saturday’s 10-round junior lightweight contest against Edner Cherry at the 2300 Arena in South Philadelphia due to an injury sustained to his wrist. The 25-year-old native of Texas is coming off back-to-back losses. His most recent setback was a 10-round split-decision loss to Abner Cotto back in August. Prior to that setback, Belmontes (19-5, 5 Ko’s) suffered a disputed 12-round loss to…

October 14, 2014

Miguel Cartagena vs Miguel Robles

Miguel Cartagena vs Miguel Robles Miguel “No Fear” Cartagena putting away a tough Miguel Robles back in March, 2014. Cartagena scored the 2nd-round TKO and improved to 12-0 with the win. He i… Full fight and good action. Share

August 28, 2014

Thomas wants respect, Garcia looks to remain perfect and Rosario aims for first pro win

By: Rich Quiñones What might get lost in the shuffle on Mike Jones’ return to the ring Saturday night in the Grand Ballroom at Bally’s Atlantic City, is several other bouts. Yes, Jones will most likely be the story of the night. A fast rising Philadelphia prospect who was well on his way until he to becoming the next great boxer from Philly, Jones (26-1) was stopped in the 11th…

August 22, 2014

Jenkins highlights local card in Philly as local promoters bring back Tuesday Night Fights

Rich Quiñones (Calling the action ringside) Fred Jenkins Jr. will square off in a slated six-round affair against Jeremy Trussell in a special Tuesday Night Fights at the 2300 Arena in South Philadelphia, PA. The pro and amateur card is being promoted by Joe Hand Promotions and D & D Management Club. Jenkins (7-1, 2 Ko’s) will be the main event along with some very promising amateurs that will have a chance…

July 29, 2014

If you missed my recent interview with rising welterweight “New” Ray Robinson. Why he is the most feared welterweight out there, his future plans and who he wants to fight next. Rich Quiñones is an award winning broadcaster and journalist. He is the lead blow-by-blow Boxing voice for and Go Fight Live’s Boxing on Comcast. He has sat ringside calling the action with Monte Barrett, Brian Adams, Amir Mansour, Danny…

July 24, 2014

Philly Boxer Hasan Young chooses religious beliefs over the ring

Hasan Young is quiet, humble, and unassuming and if you ever watched him in the ring, you would walk away thinking he was a superstar in the making in the sport. Young is not your typical Philadelphia fighter in the sense that he would not just go into the ring and bang with you, he would have a plan. If he needed to bang, he would, but he always had…

July 1, 2014

Is Philly’s Robinson the most dangerous welterweight out there?

By: Rich Quiñones Over the last several years the welterweight division in boxing has always been a sexy stacked division from top to bottom and down the line. As of recently, the reigning pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather Jr. has made it clear he still owns the division albeit in a very tough bout and win against Marcos Maidana in May. Then there is Manny Pacquiao, who looked reborn during a…

June 26, 2014